Evidence-Based Competency Management for the Emergency Department, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1601467907
  • ISBN-13: 9781601467904
  • DDC: 616.02
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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You hire only the best nurses for your emergency department (ED) to complete their tasks quickly and competently, even in the most chaotic situations. The best way to measure and assess their readiness is through evidence-based competencies. Now you don't have to spend time researching evidence-based competencies to assess your ED nurses' skill sets! Author Barbara A. Brunt, MA, MN, RN-BC, has taken her best-selling series and cited each competency with solid, reputable evidence so you can benchmark your staff against industry standards. This second edition is fully revised with the latest regulations from The Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies. It ensures you have everything you need to meet and exceed evidence-based competency requirements. This book and CD-ROM pair is a complete evidence-based competency program created specifically for assessing, validating, and documenting the skills of your ED nurses. You'll find proven tips and strategies for effectively evaluating the training needs of your staff.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of figures.
About the Author.
About the Contributing Authors.
How to Use this book.
How to Use the Files on Your CD-ROM.
1: Why Is Competency Validation Required?.
2: What Is Competency Validation?.
3: Competency Validation in Job Descriptions and Performance Evaluations.
4: Train the Staff To Perform Competency Validation.
5: Keep Up With New Competencies.
6: Using Your Skills Checklists.
7: All: General, All Units.
8: ED: Emergency Department.
9: Role: Role Related.
Nursing Education Instructional Guide.